KNU, KIO call for more peace efforts

Source: Myanmar Times

Published on Feb. 17, 2017, 12:35 p.m.

TWO influential ethnic Kachin and Kayin armed groups have called for more cooperation in the peace process after having a meeting yesterday.

During the meeting held at the Kachin Independence Organization’s (KIO) headquarters in Laiza along China-Myanmar border, Karen National Union (KNU) officials exchanged their points of view on a number of things related to the peace process. Two advisors to the Restoration Council of Shan State attended the meeting.

Padoh Saw Ta Doh Moo, a member of KNU’s central executive committee told The Myanmar Times that officials said communication was the main problem between KIO and the government’s peace commission.

He said the KNU delegation led by its chair General Saw Mutu Say Poe met with the peace team of KIO and heard the difficulties the latter is facing currently in negotiating peace with government...

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